Planner

  • location: Birmingham, AL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $26 - $30 per hour
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job description

Planner

Contract position: Material Planner opportunity with an automotive manufacturing client South of the Birmingham, AL area. This is a long term contract position responsible to assure the uninterrupted flow of production material is available to support the product production process.

Responsibilities for the Planner
  • Order all production materials, sample parts, prototype trial parts and repair parts
  • Monitor production parts on a continual basis to prevent shortages
  • Review shortage reports on a continual basis, escalate concerns to supplier and management
  • Direct and assist suppliers to assure material is shipped in accordance with the material release
  • Provide on site suppler training as needed with emphasis on material release and inventory control requirements
  • Resolve inventory discrepancies through problem solving methodologies with cross functional teams
  • Perform other tasks as needed and assigned
Requirements for the Planner

  • Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain Management or a related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Approximately 3 or more years in a manufacturing environment ideally in areas such as Engineering Change Control or Supply Chain Management
  • Strong understanding how other functions affect manufacturing process and production
  • Ability to create and analyze data to drive results
  • Strong software skills in all MS Office software such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong communication skills at all levels and comfortable creating and presenting PowerPoint presentations
  • Working knowledge of material control, operational management, and production is a plus
Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401k
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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